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Jeon So Mi talks about what she did to borrow a cell phone from fans

By jennywill   Thursday, June 1, 2017   63,371   5,305   21
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Jeon So Mi talked about all the things she went through to borrow a cell phone.


Most of the time, idols are not allowed cell phones until they've gained some ground on the music scene, such as winning #1 on a music show. During the filming of 'Idol Drama Operation Team', Jeon So Mi talked about some of the things she did to get her hands on one to contact her family.


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She revealed that she'd even tore the screen on her window down to borrow a phone from the outside. Once, when she met fans, she gave them food in exchange for using their cell phone for a moment. She said, "I managed to get to my mother, but we had filming right afterward, and I only heard her voice for a little bit."








What do you think about the strict no cell phone policy that idols have to follow?

  1. IOI
  2. Jeon So Mi


lolhaha Thursday, June 1, 2017

But all the members of Twice have phones, must be differ for trainees as she hasn't debut yet

FPinkDayShidae lolhaha Friday, June 2, 2017

Maybe when she was in IOI they were under YMC but I'm not sure

3percenter Thursday, June 1, 2017

How Korean parents allow some manager total control over access to their own child is beyond comprehension. This kind of control over the lives of children (especially female kids being controlled by much older male managers) would never fly anywhere else. But rape and child molesting is not considered a serious crime in Korea, so I suppose this kind of control is tolerated there.

intricate Thursday, June 1, 2017

some groups have access to a common cell that's held by their manager, who usually also lives with the group in the dorm. Others do have a landline, and yet others simply have their own phone. Somi's situation is actually quite extraordinary. In a way, not being allowed to communicate like that is a form of abduction, which obviously is a severe crime.

Exo_Leia Thursday, June 1, 2017

That's ridiculous... I feel so bad for them. They should at least allow them to call their parents or family

Tinker31 Thursday, June 1, 2017

Why tear her window screen to borrow a phone when she can use a landline LOL

TheTgbx Tinker31 Thursday, June 1, 2017

because they don't install them in the idols dorms

Tinker31 TheTgbx Thursday, June 1, 2017

thats hella stupid, what if theres an emergency or something, a bunch young girls living in a dorm by themselves and no cells or landline…?? No wonder the company that managed IOI was criticized so much

Sappho Tinker31 Thursday, June 1, 2017

Maybe Somi is overreacting, we all know that they could borrow cellphones with their managers to make a call when their not doing anything specially when they want to talk with their parents.

melalabanana Thursday, June 1, 2017

Must be during IO, cause she gets to use her phone a lot after IOI

ychofficial melalabanana Thursday, June 1, 2017

It was during Produce 101

Wang_Sejung Thursday, June 1, 2017

why their parents don't buy them a cell phone?

voidending Wang_Sejung Thursday, June 1, 2017

they have a phone, just not allowed to use it.

Wang_Sejung voidending Thursday, June 1, 2017

dong saeng or unni, so mi is telling that she borrowed a cell to call her mother. Obviously she didn't have a cell phone on her own to call her mother .

QUEENZ6T_ARA Wang_Sejung Thursday, June 1, 2017

When she was on produce 101 you dumbass they weren't allowed to use cell phones during the filming of the show

ehehehehehe voidending Thursday, June 1, 2017

You must be new. Anyways, the guy you replied to is a high-profile troll on this site. :)

sototallyrandom Wang_Sejung Thursday, June 1, 2017

Someone from the prestigious Seoul University (or something) should've understood this article easily, right? :)

Wang_Sejung sototallyrandom Thursday, June 1, 2017

Ya ! But again I don't consider having a cell phone is committing big sin. So mi is still a kid and she needs to call her parents when she misses them.

mgcharli Wang_Sejung Thursday, June 1, 2017

For the first time you said something that makes sense.

VHeussen sototallyrandom Thursday, June 1, 2017

I'm not surprised the illiterate wangker sejung can't comprehend anything at all. I mean, what do we expect from an IQ of only 10 right?

voidending ehehehehehe Thursday, June 1, 2017

New.. lolol I know this guy. He can troll around as much as he wants, I'll humor him with a reply.

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